PANMUNJOM: United States president Donald Trump on Sunday stepped into North Korean territory, the first time a sitting US president has ever set foot in the former enemy country.
In a historic moment, Trump walked across the concrete blocks dividing North and South Korean territory in the Demilitarised Zone that divides the peninsula, where the two sides fought each other to a standstill in the 1950-53 Korean War.
Trump and Kim Jong Un shake hands over the border dividing the two Koreas.
The US president upon his arrival said, ‘It’s a great day for the world’.
Trump told Kim he was “proud” to walk across the border dividing North Korean territory from the South as the two leaders met.
Meanwhile Kim said, that his “wonderful” relationship with Trump would enable the two longtime enemies to get over obstructions.
Trump on the other hand voiced a willingness to welcome Kim to Washington.
“I would invite him right now, to the White House,” Trump said as the pair met for the third time after summits in Singapore last year and a second meeting in Hanoi, Vietnam in February that collapsed without an agreement.
Trump also said he and Kim agreed to resume stalled nuclear talks.